Tomato leaf, baked beans and burnt leather challenge the wine's purity, but patience is rewarded with dry, herbal flavors and spicy wood notes. Mouthfeel and body are the wine's attributes; otherwise it's fairly wedded to the saucy, stewy style that can be Argentina. One-third each of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Syrah.
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Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.